[mythtv] Unicode in OSD

Tako Schotanus quintesse at palacio-cristal.com
Tue Aug 5 18:45:12 EDT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Isaac Richards
> Sent: dinsdag 5 augustus 2003 17:07
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] Unicode in OSD
> On Tuesday 05 August 2003 06:58 am, foofoo wrote:
> > I've seen that.
> > A) you need to use true type font that supports Unicode 
> (don't remember now
> > if the one that myth is using by default does).
> > B) there seems to be some kind of a problem in the 
> sterilization process
> > the text is going through, its forced to be latin1 when 
> sent from the
> > backend to the frontend (although the last time I've 
> checked it was around
> > the .7 release).
> Anything that can't easily be converted to latin1 can't be 
> displayed at all by 
> the current OSD font drawing routines..  someone'll need to 
> fix that up.

I still see &#xxx; codes in the EPG all the time. Where should I look to
fix this?
A) says the use a unicode font, how can I set this? Or how can I know if
the current one supports it?

Grateful for any help,

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